passive jamming


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passive jamming

[′pas·iv ′jam·iŋ]
(electronics)
Use of confusion reflectors to return spurious and confusing signals to enemy radars. Also known as mechanical jamming.

passive jamming

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An ECM (electronic countermeasure) technique in which an enemy aiming receiver is jammed with the help of chaff and deception electronics.
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